as in lair
the shelter or resting place of a wild animal the foxes hid in their den until the bear finally left the area

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as in hideout
a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others an abandoned building that is often used as a den by the city's petty criminals

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“Den.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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